OFFTOPIC: libc 5.4.44 undefined references

Martin Imrisek (
Wed, 18 Feb 1998 10:56:34 +0000 ( )

Sorry, this is a bit offtopic, but I just downloaded the source to libc
and while it compiled ok, I keep getting these errors when I compile other
programs that link to the new libc:

/usr/lib/ undefined reference to `__stop___libc_subinit'
/usr/lib/ undefined reference to `__start___libc_subinit'

I ran nm -n on the new libc
and I see the symbols for the said routines,

U __start___libc_subinit
U __stop___libc_subinit
00016ab0 ? _init
00019cd0 t __do_global_dtors_aux
00019cd0 t gcc2_compiled.
00019d00 t fini_dummy
00019d10 T __assert_perror_fail
00019db4 T __assert_fail
00019e50 t set_progname
00019e98 T setenv

Any ideas what is wrong? I compiled virgin sources that I got from
sunsite, followed the instructions, RTFMd, but I can't find a solution to


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